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Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)

For people with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), unwanted negative thoughts can be constant and can start to take control of their lives. Read more about OCD causes and diagnosis.

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OCD Program

The OCD Program is an online program to learn practical strategies to better manage obsessive thoughts and compulsive behaviours, and reduce how much they interfere with daily life.

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Trichotillomania

Trichotillomania is a psychiatric disorder that compels people to pull out their hair. Lasting for several months or many years, it can fluctuate in severity.

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Phobias

Phobias are persistent, irrational fears. Learn more about phobias from trusted sources.

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Body dysmorphic disorder

Body dysmorphic disorder causes someone to feel shame or disgust with part of their body or appearance. Any body part can become its focus.

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Tourette syndrome

People with this syndrome make involuntary repetitive sounds and movements. Most don't need treatment, and relaxation exercises may reduce symptoms.

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Antidepressant medicines

Antidepressant medications treat depression, anxiety and related conditions. They should only be used in consultation with a doctor.

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Hoarding disorder

Hoarding disorder is more than just collecting; it involves persistent difficulty and distress in discarding possessions, leading to disorganised clutter.

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Psychotherapy

Psychotherapy is a group of therapies designed to help someone change their thinking patterns and improve their coping skills.

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Serotonin

Serotonin is a chemical substance that controls wellbeing and happiness. Not having enough serotonin is thought to contribute to depression. Learn more here, including how serotonin levels can be adjusted.

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